Gerald Jesus Cantar of Baloi National High School in Lanao del Norte triumphed in Arnis with a gold medal performance in Anyo Individual Event Single Weapon as Northern Mindanao barged into the gold medal column in the ongoing 2018 Palarong Pambansa in Ilocos Sur.
Cantar narrowly beat Bicol Region’s John Paul Llaneta for the gold.
Cagayan de Oro’s Ruelle Canino bagged a silver medal in elementary girls blitz chess.
Meanwhile, in ballgames, Northern Mindanao remained unbeaten in secondary boys basketball with a 64-56 win over Bicol Region; NorMin also beat Davao Region, 4-2 in secondary boys football; won over Mimaropa, 6-5 in secondary boys baseball; beat Southern Tagalog, 3-1 in elementary boys football; routed Cordillera 72-29 in elementary boys basketball; remained unbeaten in elementary baseball after beating Eastern Visayas (14-8) and Bicol (14-4).
See latest medal tally as of 1:33pm, April 17, 2018.